News Artcle

Utah sales tax on food could more than double

Published November 14, 2012

Utah sales tax on food could more than double by Robert Gehrke The Salt Lake Tribune Published Nov 14, 2012 03:45PM MDT Utah lawmakers are once again considering doubling the state sales tax on food, reversing a cut enacted five years ago. In its place, Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem, is proposing targeted relief for low-income Utahns, through a refundable credit to help defray the cost of groceries for Utah’s poor and a refundable income tax credit for Utah’s low-income workers. In 2006 and 2007, Utah’s sales tax on food was cut from 4.75 percent to 1.75 percent, a major initiative backed by then-Gov. Jon Huntsman.... Copyright 2012 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

[ read more ]
Utah Business Social
UB Events View All
Utah PR Spring ConferenceUtah Business Event
May 7, 2015
Join your colleagues from Utah Business along with PRSA & IABC for this important, 1-day event th...
30 Women to WatchUtah Business Event
May 21, 2015
Utah Business Magazine along with Snell & Wilmer are proud to announce the 16th annual 30 Women T...
CXO of the Year 2015Utah Business Event
Jun 25, 2015
Utah Business Magazine along with Stoel Rives - are proud to present the 2015 CXO of the Year Awa...
Community Events View All
Walk MS Salt lake City 2015
Apr 25, 2015
Walk MS Salt Lake City 2015 Join us at The Gateway Mall April 25, 2015 and experience an event...
Advanced Skills for Workplace Trainers
Apr 28, 2015
Learn to identify, develop, and modify your individual teaching style. We will start with the ste...

info@utahbusiness.com  |  90 South 400 West, Ste 650 Salt Lake City, Utah 84101   |  (801) 568-0114

Advertise with Utah Business

Submit an Event

* indicates required information
* Event Name:
Price (general):
Website (if applicable):
Coordinator's Name:
Coordinator's Email:
Coordinator's Phone:
Venue Name:
Venue Address:
Venue City:
Venue Zip:
Event Capacity:
Date(s):
to
* Event Description:
  Cancel